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Howard Johnson Express Inn S. Lake Tahoe

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #34 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Reno, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is the first hotel that we stayed in that actually had a shower that was handicap accessible. the shower was open and had a chair in it for the disabled person to just walk into the shower. The handicap parking spots were right in front of the rooms so you did not have to park 1/2 way across the... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

located on beach side of the boulevard; next to CVS - very convenient to buy any items we needed; easy to walk to the beach and to the Tahoe Queen dock - no parking hassles; be sure to buy tickets at the front desk for the Gondola, Tahoe Queen, and other major attractions - it costs $3-$5 less than at... More

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Elkgrove
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I booked a room with them using the 800 number talk to the non English speaking person that assured me that the room I wanted was available. It was the three queen in one room. So I went ahead an booked it well like 2 hrs later the management called an said that that room was not available so I... More

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Northern California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never stayed at a "HoJo" and honestly hadn't heard good things about them anyway. This little gem in South Lake Tahoe was a pleasant surprise. The manager was very friendly and even gave me a partial lake view room. The room itself was updated and fairly modern. It's also located near a CVS and many restaurants. The price... More

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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small room and it is an older property, but close to many sights. The advice given by the manger for renting bikes and buying discount tickets for the gondola ride to the top of Heavenly was very helpful. We also used the food discount coupons given at check in. The breakfast room was very small with not enough seating but... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were clean, shower was tiny, could hardly turn around. Front desk clerk was very helpful and nice. Within walking distance to grocery store and restaurants. Continental breakfast was disappointing but there was coffee and juice, beagles, toast and muffins. The Brewery at Lake Tahoe is about a block away.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The manager was helpful and sincere. He gave us directions for our family to go to see a good scenic spot of the lake. The place is really beautiful. We really appreciate it. Furthermore, we greatly valued his sincere service for informing us through email that my wife dropped her ATM card in the room we stayed and asked us... More

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Central Valley of California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

After driving through 6 states, in the desert, it was a pleasant experience to be back among the pines of Lake Tahoe. Everything in South Lake Tahoe seems to be squeezed close together because there is a big demand for services and only a little room to put everything. This hotel actually has another hotel between it and the lake,... More

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Address: 3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
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Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn S. Lake Tahoe 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#5 Best Value Hotel in South Lake Tahoe #7 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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